Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Basic

EMT 90 has become 2 courses, EMT 90A and EMT 90.  EMT 90A will be offered
in Summer, 2014.  You must take and pass this course to enter EMT 90 in
Fall, 2014.  The same course sequence will be held in the Winter - Spring sessions.     
*You must take EMT 90 immediately following 90A.

*** EMT 90A is a new course and has been in the final stages of processing through our computer system.   It now has the CRN: 12451   It will be open for registration the morning of May 22nd .  Thank you for your patience!

Are you a Fire Technology student and have you completed coursework for the  Fire Academy?  You should take EMT 95.  It will be offered in Fall 2014.  Fire Technology students may also choose to take EMT 90A/90 if you would like a course that is spread out over a longer period of time, but still ends in time for Academy acceptance.

Questions?  Please contact the Technology & Health Division Office at Ext.

Both EMT 90A/90 and EMT 95 meet LA County and National guidelines and issue a Course Completion Certificate for students to take the National Registry of EMT's exam.

EMT 90A/90  –  This program is open to all students who meet the requirements listed below.  Upon completion of EMT 90, students are awarded a Course Completion Certificate that qualifies them to take the National Registry Exam for certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic.  


  • Students must be 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Free from criminal convictions (See FAQ section and web links to the CA EMS Authority)
  • Have a medical clearance to operate in the field and hospital medical environment without restriction.  (See FAQ #3 for details regarding physicals and background checks). 
  • Completed Mt. San Antonio College Application

We offer our EMT classes each year, in the fall and spring semesters. Please see the Schedule of Classes (available for viewing on the mtsac.edu Home page) for these semesters for exact start dates. The classes are: Mon and Wed from 1200 - 5:00. EMT 95 is offered Tu and Th evenings from 5:00 - 10-00. There are also "arranged hours" for hospital shifts and ambulance ride-outs throughout the semester.

Refresher Course: Due to California budget constraints, our EMT 91 (Refresher Course) is not currently offered. Please consult the L.A. EMS Agency website for further details and programs that offer refresher courses, Skills Competency Verifications and CE Units. http://ems.dhs.lacounty.gov 

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